Bakeware

56 Kitchen-Tested Products

Cake Testers
Cake Testers
Restaurant cooks swear by cake testers. But are they useful for home cooks?
Published: June 2020
Small Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
Small Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
Does this plastic cover do a better job than plastic wrap or aluminum foil at ke…
Published: June 2019
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Small Rimmed Baking Sheet (Quarter-Sheet Pan)
Small Rimmed Baking Sheet (Quarter-Sheet Pan)
A petite version of this kitchen essential is the perfect size for smaller tasks…
Published: January 2019
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Tube Pans
Tube Pans
A tube pan may not seem like essential baking equipment—until you try making ang…
Published: January 2019
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Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
No kitchen should be without a rimmed baking sheet and a matching wire rack. Is …
Published: January 2019
Silicone Baking Mats
Silicone Baking Mats
For cookies and tuiles, silicone baking mats are as good as parchment—and someti…
Published: March 2018
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Small Roasting Pans with Racks
Small Roasting Pans with Racks
Our full-size roasting pan is perfect for big holiday meals. Could we find a sca…
Published: November 2017
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Baking Peels
Baking Peels
Are flashy, innovative peels better than basic models?
Published: September 2017
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Tart Pans
Tart Pans
For making crisp-looking tarts, pans with a sharper, fluted design have the edge…
Published: March 2017
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Bundt Pans
Bundt Pans
Our testing proved that all Bundt pans are not created equal.
Published: January 2017
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Glass Baking Dishes
Glass Baking Dishes
We tested five 3-quart glass baking dishes, using them to make sheet cake and la…
Published: November 2016
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Wire Racks
Wire Racks
We tested three wire racks priced from $7.99 to $12.95, focusing on models that …
Published: November 2016
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Baking Stones & Baking Steels
Baking Stones & Baking Steels
We tested five models of baking stones (also called pizza stones) and baking ste…
Published: November 2016
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Rimmed Baking Sheets
Rimmed Baking Sheets
A rimmed baking sheet is essential for sheet cakes and handy for cookies. But if…
Published: November 2016
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Mini Loaf Pans
Mini Loaf Pans
Mini loaf pans make it a snap to churn out petite breads and cakes for homemade …
Published: January 2016
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Popover Pans
Popover Pans
With more popover pans available on the market, we wanted to see how our old fav…
Published: September 2014
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Baguette Couches
Baguette Couches
A baker's couche keeps bread dough’s shape intact and its surface uniformly dry …
Published: September 2014
Innovative Biscuit Cutter
Innovative Biscuit Cutter
This biscuit cutter promises to cut biscuit dough more efficiently. Does it make…
Published: November 2013
13 by 9-Inch Baking Pans/Dishes
13 by 9-Inch Baking Pans/Dishes
Could it possibly make much difference which metal 13 by 9-inch pan you use? Se…
Published: January 2014
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Folding Proofer
Folding Proofer
If your kitchen lacks a warm spot for proofing dough, this product offers a dece…
Published: November 2013
Hot Dog Bun Pan
Hot Dog Bun Pan
New England-style split-top hot dog buns can be hard to find outside the region,…
Published: May 2013
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Pie Drip Catchers
Pie Drip Catchers
Pie baking cleanup has never been easier.
Published: May 2013
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Brioche Pans
Brioche Pans
We tested four large brioche pans, 8 to 8½ inches in diameter, rating them on ha…
Published: March 2013
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Pie Lattice Tools
Pie Lattice Tools
Do you really need a fancy gadget to do something you can accomplish with a simp…
Published: March 2012
Cast-Iron Pizza Pan
Cast-Iron Pizza Pan
Since it absorbs and maintains heat so well, cast iron would seem like the idea…
Published: August 2012
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Mini Bundt Pans
Mini Bundt Pans
Manufacturers have shrunk the Bundt. Do any perform as well as their full-sized …
Published: November 2011
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Springform Pans
Springform Pans
Have you ever ruined a cheesecake? We’ve been there, too. But never again: We t…
Published: February 2016
Pullman Loaf Pans
Pullman Loaf Pans
Another unnecessary gadget, or a new kitchen staple?
Published: March 2011
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Pizza Screens
Pizza Screens
When we heard raves about the thin, perforated metal disks called pizza screens,…
Published: January 2011
Cake Strips
Cake Strips
We tested four brands of cake strips to see which baked the most even, moist cak…
Published: January 2011
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Baker's Cooling Rack
Baker's Cooling Rack
When you need to cool multiple sheets of cookies, finding enough counter space c…
Published: November 2009
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Broiler-Safe Mini Gratin Dishes
Broiler-Safe Mini Gratin Dishes
We needed a shallow, broilerproof mini gratin dish to ensure a crisp crust for a…
Published: July 2009
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Spatula Mixer Blade
Spatula Mixer Blade
Stopping your stand mixer every few minutes to scrape down the sides of the bowl…
Published: July 2012
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KitchenArt Mini Adjust-A-Cup
KitchenArt Mini Adjust-A-Cup
Could this miniaturized measuring cup prove just as useful as the larger version…
Published: April 2012
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Baker's Edge
Baker's Edge
Could this simple redesign of a conventional baking pan really eliminate the pro…
Published: March 2008
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Cookie Sheets
Cookie Sheets
Think your choice in cookie sheets doesn’t matter? Think again. Most of the ones…
Published: February 2013
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